Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar announces admission to Doctoral Program for session 2021-22

IIM Amritsar PhD Admission 2021 – Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar invites application for admission to the Doctoral (PhD) Program offered in various specialization for the academic  year 2021-22

Interested candidates can check details of IIM Amritsar PhD Admission 2021 form the page below and apply for the same on or before March 10, 2021

Specialization Areas in Ph.D. Program

Candidates can apply to the following areas of specialization

(1) Economics & Public Policy

(2) Finance & Accounting

(3) Information Systems

(4) Marketing & Communications

(5) Quantitative Methods & Operations Management

(6) Organizational Behavior & Human Resources Management

(7) Strategic Management


IIM Amritsar PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

Online application window will open on or before

December 15, 2020

Due date for submitted completed application forms is

March 10, 2021

Eligibility Criteria for IIM Amritsar PhD Admission 2021

  • A Master’s Degree or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with 60% marks or equivalent grade point average
  • Any professional qualifications such as CA, ICWA and CS with a minimum 55% aggregate marks.
  • In addition, managerial work experience in industry or in academics (in AICTE approved organizations/institutions), though not mandatory, will be given consideration in the selection process.
  • Applicants must have a valid score in any one of the following exams: Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by IIMs, GATE, GRE, GMAT, or Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) taken during the current year or last two years (i.e., on or after June,). JRF/SRF (UGC/CSIR/ICAR) should be valid before the commencement of the Ph.D. Program.
  • Those who are appearing for their final year examination in the current academic year may also apply. However, their admission to the program will be provisional subject to their successful completion of all requirements for obtaining the relevant degree before June 30, 2021.
  • Applicants must not be more than 35 years of age as on 29 February, 2021.

IIM Amritsar PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website
  • Application form will be made available online from 10th January 2021
  • Students should fill the application form, scan and upload it along with all supporting documents mentioned in the application form in PDF format.
  • They should deposit application fees before uploading the application form and other supporting documents.
  • Application fees of Rs. 1000/- (Rs. 500/- for SC/ST/OBC/EWS/PH candidates) should be paid through Payment Gateway of Bank of Baroda.

Selection Procedure

  • Candidates who fulfil the above eligibility criteria and seek admission into the programme are required to take the Common Admission Test. Alternatively, those who have taken GATE, GMAT, GRE, NET-JRF (UGC/CSIR) (in the respective specialization) examinations can also apply in the relevant area of specialization
  • Scores of these examinations (including CAT) taken during the last two years (i.e., on 1st July, 2019 or after) will be considered valid for the admission process.